EERI Competitions

The Earthquake Research Engineering Institute sponsors competitions open to students and EERI members. Get involved!


The EERI Annual Student Paper Competition

The Student Activities Committee of EERI is pleased to announce its Annual Student Paper Competition. The purpose of the competition is to promote active involvement of students in earthquake engineering and the earthquake hazards community. Students wishing to enter the competition should submit papers by December 15, 2016, using the following guidelines:

Undergraduate Students

  1. The paper must be directly related to earthquake engineering or earthquake hazard reduction.
  2. The paper must not exceed 12 pages in length inclusive of all tables and figures.
  3. The paper must be authored by the student alone. In addition, a faculty member or other adviser must oversee the preparation of the manuscript. The adviser can provide feedback before submission of the paper but may not co-author the paper. The adviser’s name should be included in the “Acknowledgments” section of the paper.

Graduate Students

  1. The paper must be an original contribution in a discipline directly related to earthquake engineering or earthquake hazard reduction.
  2. The paper must not exceed 12 pages in length inclusive of all tables and figures.
  3. The paper must represent the original work of the student and be authored by the student alone. An adviser can provide feedback before submission of the paper but may not co-author the paper. The adviser’s name should be included in the “Acknowledgments” section of the paper.

For detailed instructions on the preparation of the manuscript:download instructions (PDF)

Submit manuscripts through the Student Paper Competition Online Submission Form.

For other questions, contact EERI:
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
499 14th Street, Suite 220
(510) 451-0905 fax: (510) 451-5411 e-mail: eeri@eeri.org


The EERI Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition

(organized by the Student Leadership Council) Visit the SLC website for more information